Today, my husband and I celebrated 7 years of marriage. We both think back to how much we’ve both become better people. It is a blessing because we both have friends who have been through or are in the process of getting a divorce. Some of them were only married for 4 years while others were married for 20 or more years. The thing is that infidelity or abuse are justifiable reasons for divorce, but that is not the case with many couples. Some couples “grow apart” or each person wants something different. Sometimes, it’s the “little things” that cause huge problems. Problems that weren’t addressed because of a lack of communication. You’re walking around angry and giving each other the “silent treatment” and you don’t even know what you’re mad about in the first place.
When we got married, it was with the intent of having children and growing old together. We’re not perfect people, but we know that communication is important. We work as a team to care for our son, who needs and loves us both. We take time to have fun, whether it’s dinner, a movie, or planning a vacation. We love each other. Most importantly, we put God first. The enemy does not want your marriage to succeed. I always look at ways that I can be a better person; I try to find ways to spice things up. Any relationship takes work, which pays off in the long run. Be content with all that you have because like I’ve said before, the grass is not necessarily greener on the other side.